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One-Credit Hour Library Course Offered

Sections Begin Jan 31, March 7 & March 28

January 12, 2011
Story by Marissa Chavez, OSU Library Communications Intern

For Immediate Release

STILLWATER -Students interested in strengthening research skills and preparing for their future academic needs should consider enrolling in LBSC 1011 this semester.

“This course teaches you how to use the Library and find and evaluate online resources for your coursework,” said David Oberherlman, coordinator of LBSC 1011.  “It helps students find the information they need to succeed academically, and gives them the tools to navigate in this information age.”

LBSC 1011 is designed to help students develop effective research techniques and become efficient using library resources. It will cover the Library's online catalog, electronic databases and the Internet.

For any student looking to fill an hour-elective, LBSC 1011 conveniently allows students to complete the course from the comfort of their own home. It is offered as a six-week, online course Jan. 31-March 4 and again March 28-April 29.

For those who prefer interaction with a professor, it is also offered as an eight-week, face-to-face course March 7-April 29.

For more information, contact David Oberhelman at 405-744-9773 or e-mail d.oberhelman@okstate.edu.

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system that cuts across disciplines to better prepare students for a new world. Oklahoma's only university with a statewide presence, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high-quality teaching, research and outreach. OSU has more than 32,000 students across its five-campus system and nearly 21,000 on its Stillwater campus; with students from all 50 states and about 110 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 200,000 students who have made a lasting impact on Oklahoma and the world. CREATE - INNOVATE - EDUCATE - GO STATE!

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URL: http://www.library.okstate.edu/news/spring11/lbsc.htm
Last Updated: 19 January 2011

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